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RetroCards returns with a final series for the 1965 Philadelphia Football card set. To date, there have been two team sets created (Packers & Cowboys) and 5 comprehensive series that include NFL players who didn't have a card in the original set plus cards of AFL stars in this great design. To meet popular demand, a 6th series was added with even more NFL & AFL stars and semi-stars! Series six includes: Red Phillips, Billy Kilmer, Bill Triplett, Palmer Pyle, Rip Hawkins, Paul Wiggin, Bobby Thompson, Homer Jones, Mike Henry, Richie Petitbon, Gary Cuozzo, Ernie Barnes, Pete Jaquess, Dick Westmorehead,...
Many of the charming elements of card collecting have sadly gone away; getting a piece of gum in a pack whose flavor lasted about 15 seconds, cutting cards out of the back of a Twinkies box, trading cards with your buddies, or reaching deep into the plastic bag of a new loaf of bread to retrieve a card. Those days seem to be a distant memory so RetroCards is offering some Wonder Bread cards minus the carbs. The 1976 Football Wonder Bread set was a favorite and one of three years (1974-1976) that Wonder distributed and all-NFL set. This set...
As one of two expansion teams in 1962, the Houston Colt .45s took the field on April 10, 1962 beating the Chicago Cubs 11–2. This was the start of a three game sweep of the Cubs. Eventually the league caught up with them and though they finished 36½ behind the San Francisco Giants, they finished 6 games ahead of the Cubs and 24 games better than the expansion Mets. They would only keep their politically incorrect name for three seasons, trading "Colt .45s" for the "Astros" to coincide with the opening of the Houston Astrodome in 1965. Though this first team...
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